How to Pit Fire Pottery and How to Build a DIY Kiln

How to Pit Fire Pottery and How to Build a DIY Kiln

It’s pretty easy to fire clay pottery without a kiln. Pit firing pottery is the simplest way but you can also make a homemade DIY kiln. Note: follow this link for more homesteading articles and ideas. I’ve always wanted to make my own pottery, but kilns are so expensive. And they are a huge drain […]

Clay Pot Heaters: A Simple Emergency Heat Source

Clay Pot Heaters: A Simple Emergency Heat Source

A clay pot heater is a simple and effective emergency heat source. Let’s learn how to make them and what types of candles to use for minimal soot and ash. Clay Pot Heater A few days ago we were hit with rain, then snow and wind, sometimes gusting heavily. Tonight they’re predicting more snow. When […]

DIY Cranberry and Green Clay Face Mask Recipe

DIY Cranberry and Green Clay Face Mask Recipe

This festive cranberry face mask will leave your skin glowing. The combination of fresh cranberry and green clay gently cleanses and nourishes the skin. Cranberries For Skin! I always seem to buy more cranberries for Thanksgiving than I really need. While they are delicious, you can only eat so many cranberries. I’ve used them in […]

Make Simple and Fun Clay Christmas Ornaments

Make Simple and Fun Clay Christmas Ornaments

These clay ornaments are a simple and fun way to create personalized DIY Christmas ornaments that will last for many years. Make some this Holiday season! As a child, my family loved making Christmas ornaments with salt and flour. We would push our hands onto the surface, making a handprint, then let them dry. This […]